Nick was an awesome tour guide! so knowledgeable and fun! Viator was a good choice again
We did the VIP tour of Washington which included most of the monuments, the capital and the national archives. Nick was the guide on the tour bus and was excellent. He was informative, articulate and entertaining. The tour of the capital was not very good. Nick actually gave us a lot more information than that guide did. We thought it was very worthwhile and would recommend it
Fantastic tour. Amazing sites, friendly and extremely knowledgable guide and just a brilliant insight into the US capital. Will recommend.
In all I'd give this tour an A rating. We had a visitor from Italy that we took on the tour. The tour covered a lot of ground and was very enjoyable. It was especially nice because we did walking, bus and boat which broke up the day. The tour guides are very informative and try to make it fun. Note, you will be handed off to different guides throughout the day. There isn't much time at each stop just enough to take a photo and move on. Remember to order your lunch at the check out screen in the special instructions box. There are no prompts and I did have to call to get our lunch ordered after the tour was confirmed. It was very hot the day we toured and there was plenty of water bottles on the bus.
This was a great tour of the high points of Washington DC, I really enjoyed the fast paced atmosphere. You get to see lots of different parts of the city throughout the day, wear good walking shoes! However, if you want to spend more time visiting different locations, for example in the Capital Building, this is not the tour for you.
John our tour guide was amazing as was our driver but a word to the wise - please do not do this tour during a heat wave! While they did everything to keep us hydrated and comfortable they could not control the weather and it got so hot 110f that one wonders if it was safe to be out walking around in that heat??
Otherwise - the tour was lovely and John was very knowledgeable !
Not cheap but this tour packs in a number of great sites that would almost certainly be missed in any self explored visit of Washington especially the memorials which were surprisingly good / interesting. The boat trip provides a useful point to relax - the light lunch and drink were also welcome. Tour guide was both informative and entertaining - great balance.
We had an excellent guide. He was very nice and entertaining. We did everything we were promised. The White House was blocked and he tried three times to get us there and succeeded the third time. I would highly recommend this tour.
The excellent tour guide, Christopher, made this tour very interesting and enjoyable for both us and my kids aged 14 and 11. He was informative and entertaining, ably assisted by the driver, Derek. Overall a good tour but I would recommend that you wear comfortable shoes that you can walk in.
Very good tour with knowledgeable guides. More time at the Capitol would have been good and the river trip needed a better lunch and a live narrative rather than a recording but overall a good experience to be recommended
We really enjoyed the tour. It was a great way to see DC in a day. The tour guide was informative.
Nick was GREAT! We so enjoyed his trivia, the timing, the cruise for lunch, everything!
We had a terrific time. Our guide Niki was knowledgeable and funloving and made the trip very enjoyable. Our tour bus was in a collision not our driver's fault and Niki was able to handle the accident reporting and we never skipped a beat. We saw all the sites as advertised, had a nice lunch, and cruise was a nice respite from the 97 degree heat. All-in-all would highly recommend this tour.
The two young men who checked us in and kept the group together were awesome. Although the Capitol is being renovated, it was nice to be able to visit as far as the rotunda. This was one of the reasons I chose this tour. The Capitol guide didn't lose my attention at all. Besides sharing history and interesting information, he added some spice to keep our attention. After Nick took over, it was non-stop history, information, joking and guidance. He did not waste anytime. He is an excellent tour guide! I enjoyed visiting the White House, Washington Monument, city's famous landmarks, memorials, and National Archives. The Potomac River cruise with a simple lunch was a good break, but we were still touring. We certainly covered a lot in 8 hours!
Very good indeed. We saw everything there is to see under the skillful guidance of Nick, the one and only.Recommended.
Excellent tour!! The guides were friendly, knowledgeable, funny and personable. The tour itself went beyond my expectations. I recommend this tour to anyone who is a first time visitor or even a native.
One of the best trips of my life. Be prepared to do some serious walking. Great tour if you want to see a lot of DC in a day. Ideal for a short DC trip. I was glad we booked this one. Tour guide was funny and kept track of everyone. I highly recommend.
A very good and complete tour of the monuments and capital. Esau our tour guide was great.
Highly recommended to get a great feel for the city.
WOW!!! My son and I did this tour on Wednesday July 13. The tour was fabulous!!!! The tour guides were very informative. The bus was so comfy!! They provided water for the group the entire day. I was worried about access to restrooms throughout the day. There were plenty of facilities. The boat ride down the Potomac with lunch was so much fun....very relaxing!! I would highly recommend this tour!!! You actually see much more than is listed. I was surprised at all the memorials/monuments that we visited. You won't go wrong with this tour!!!
Nick was excellent - the tour guides give you background to this great city that you would otherwise miss out on - cheerful and engaging and just made our trip fab
This tour is good if you are short on time. You get to see a lot and get a lot of information. I would recommend this.
All in all excellent Whistle-stop tour of Washington DC. Professional, comprehensive and entertaining. Great tour guide, Nick.
Just two comments: Boat trip was not as exciting as expected. Ended up without food, for some reason our choices were not registered which cost us 16 to buy our own.
Tony R Australia
Great tour including the Capital and all the monuments and White House. Very well knowledgeable guide and given enough time to see everything. Great job.
All the icons of Washington in one package, with a guided tour of the US Capitol Building, entry to the National Archives Building and the City coach tour including lunch and the Potomac River cruise.
The Rotunda of the National Archives displays the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence, which are worth the look even for non-US citizens.
The only draw back was it excluded access to the inside of the Washington Monument, otherwise this would have been the perfect tour.
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